Senior Scientist, Polymer

Thomas Brooke International - Flanders, NJ

The Opportunity


* Premier manufacturer of architectural & light industrial paints & coatings

* Key member of an Exploratory Team working on the next generation of polymers for coatings – rapid exploration in context of long range research

* Emphasis on emulsion polymers

* Research, identify, explore and prove feasibility of novel product chemistries

* Synthesize and evaluate polymers

* Transfer new technology to Product Development Labs for optimization and commercialization

* Work with Engineering teams to develop and scale up new products

* Develop and mentor junior chemists

* Highly collaborative culture; open, honest, high standards, striving for excellence

* Excellent long term career development potential

* Six-figure salary, bonus, excellent benefits



* PhD in Polymer/Organic Chemistry, or related field – this is a MUST HAVE

* Meaningful experience in polymer synthesis and characterization

* Meaningful experience in emulsion polymers, solution polymers, polymeric dispersants, rheology additives

* Good understanding of physical chemistry, structure-property relationships as this relates to polymers

* 4+ years industrial experience (i.e. not just academic) is a MUST HAVE

* Proven initiative and self-motivation in identifying opportunities in new areas, actively seeking out ideas, not waiting to be told where to focus

* Outwardly focused, proven success in capturing and applying new technology developments from research institutions and industries

* Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills

* Willing to live/relocate to northern NJ



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Posted On: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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